Nov 10

First Shot Of Snow For Many, Arctic Air On The Way

By now, you are well aware of the intrusion of cold, Arctic air that will impact the US beginning this week. This shot of cold that would resemble mid-winter type temperatures is a result of a displacement in the jet stream that was caused by the Bering Sea storm – former Super Typhoon Nuri – …

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Nov 09

ECHO Storm Team: Winter 2014-15 Final Forecast

To be able to project events in the future, we have to study the past. As entirely cliché as this sounds, the past gives us a solid understanding of what we need to look out for as we head into the future. The exact same methodology is used when producing a winter forecast. As we look …

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Nov 07

Major Storm System In Bering Sea To Impact Alaska This Weekend, Bring Arctic Air to the US Next Week.

By now, you’ve heard of the major storm system developing in the north Pacific from the remnants of once Super Typhoon Nuri. You may have heard the term “Bering bomb” from Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets. Let me explain briefly explain this… Bering Bomb, although, thought to be catchy, simply means the low …

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Nov 05

Arctic Air On The Way Next Week

As we head into next week and beyond, much of the central and eastern US will likely experience the coldest air of the season so far. The driving force behind this potentially powerful wave of cold air will be the recurve of Typhoon Nuri in the western Pacific. Current Satellite view of Typhoon Nuri… You’re …

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Nov 02

The Weather Week Ahead – 11/3 to 11/9/2014

As we wrap up our first snow maker of the season across parts of the eastern US, things appear to calm down a bit, at least for the immediate future as we head into next week. Here is a look at the current warnings/watches/advisories map of the US as of shortly after noon… Freeze Warnings …

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Oct 13

Widespread Severe Weather Monday/Tuesday

As we begin the week, a classic Fall severe weather setup looks likely Monday and Tuesday. Beginning tonight and progressing through the overnight hours, severe storms are expected to continue developing across the southern Plains, especially from northern Texas to southeast Oklahoma where damaging winds and hail will be the main threats along with the potential …

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Oct 12

Thoughts On The Upcoming Winter: 2014-15

As the winter of 2014-15 approaches, it’s nearly impossible not to look back at last year’s winter and not recognize the impressive footprint it left in the record books. From winter storms across the Southeast that left a crippling layer of ice across much of the region to incredibly, brutal Arctic outbreaks that blanketed the …

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Oct 09

Super Typhoon Vongfong Moving Toward Japan

A week ago today, a tropical depression developed in the western Pacific. Seven days later, the strongest tropical system of 2014 has since formed in the far western Pacific as Super Typhoon Vongfong. While Vongfong has weakened slightly, this is still a very powerful tropical system as it continues its north-northwestward track. Currently with 150 mph …

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Sep 17

Tropical Storm Odile To Bring Plenty Of Rainfall To The Southwest

Late Sunday night, Hurricane Odile made its presence known across the Baja Peninsula, with path of extensive damage carved throughout Cabo San Lucas. Within the days that have since passed, Odile is now essentially on life support as it has really lacked much organization since having its energy ripped apart during its life on land. …

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